Past Vintages

2011 Vintage

This is fantastic lineup of (2011) Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs
– Robert Parker

2011 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

93pts Wine Spectator
93+pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
91pts International Wine cellar, Stephen Tanzer

2011 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

90pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
91pts Wine Enthusiast
90pts International Wine Cellar, Stephen Tanzer
92pts Pinot Report
91pts California Grapevine

2011 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

93pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
93pts Wine Enthusiast
92pts International Wine Cellar, Stepen Tanzer
93pts Pinot Report
91pts California Grapevine

2011 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

94pts Wine Spectator
93pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
92pts International Wine Cellar, Stephen Tanzer

2011 Sierra Mar Vineyard Pinot Noir

93pts Wine Spectator
92pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
92pts International Wine Cellar
94pts Wine Review Online

2011 Rosella’s Vineyard Chardonnay

90pts Wine Advocate
92pts Wine Enthusiast

2011 Sierra Mar Chardonnay

91pts Wine Spectator Chardonnay
91pts Wine Advocate
91pts Wine Enthusiast
91pts International Wine Cellar, Stephen Tanzer
90pts California Grapevine
91pts Vinous, Antonio Galloni

2011 Sierra Mar Vineyard Viognier

90pts Wine Spectator
91pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2011 Soberanes Vineyard Chardonnay

91pts Wine Spectator
93pts Wine Advocate
91pts Vinous, Antonio Galloni

2011 Rosella’s Vineyard Syrah

90pts Vinous, Antonio Galloni

2010 Vintage

“Roar makes a number of intense, perfumed wines that stand out for the purity of their fruit”
– Robert Parker

2010 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

92pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
94pts Pinot Report

2010 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

93pts Pinot Report
91pts Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine
91pts California Grapevine

2010 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

90pts Wine Enthusiast
95pts Pinot Report
93pts Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine

2010 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

91pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
92pts Pinot Report

2010 Sierra Mar Vineyard Pinot Noir

91pts Wine Spectator

2010 Sierra Mar Chardonnay

92pts Wine Spectator
95pts Wine Enthusiast

2010 Sierra Mar Vineyard Viogner

90pts Wine Specator

2009 Vintage

“This is a set of sublime, elegant wines from Gary and Rosella Franscioni at Roar.”
– Robert Parker

2009 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

94pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
95pts Pinot Report
92pts California Grapevine

2009 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

90pts Wine Spectator
90pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
91pts Wine Enthusiast
93pts Pinot Report

2009 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

92pts Wine Spectator
93pts Wine Advocate
92pts Wine Enthusiast
96pts Pinot Report
92pts Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine

2009 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

94pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
93pts Pinot Report
91pts California Grapevine

2009 Rosella’s Vineyard Chardonnay

91pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2009 Sierra Mar Vineyard Chardonnay

92pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2008 Vintage

“I have taken a special interest in following the wines from this producer. They go from strength to strength, and no doubt this is the best Chardonnay and the finest Pinot Noirs Gary Franscioni and his wife Rosella have yet produced.”
– Robert Parker

2008 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

91pts Wine Spectator
93pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
94pts Wine Enthusiast
96pts Pinot Report
94pts Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine

2008 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

92pts Pinot Report
90pts California Grapevine

2008 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

95pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
90pts Wine Enthusiast
94pts Pinot Report
92pts California Grapevine

2008 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

94pts Wine Spectator
96pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
92pts Wine Enthusiast
90pts Wine & Spririts
93pts Pinot Report
92pts Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine

2008 Rosella’s Vineyard Syrah

94pts Wine Spectator
94pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2008 Garys’ Syrah

92pts Wine Spectator
95pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2008 Rosella’s Vineyard Chardonnay

96pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2007 VINTAGE

2007 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

93pts Wine Spectator
93pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
95pts Wine Enthusiast
98pts Pinot Report
90pts California Grapevine

2006 VINTAGE

“This superb Pinot Noir producer has turned out three compelling efforts from this fickle varietal.”
– Robert Parker

2006 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

91pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
94pts Pinot Report

2006 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

94pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
95pts Pinot Report

2006 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

91pts Wine Spectator
96pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2006 Rosella’s Vineyard Syrah

93pts Wine Advocate

2006 Garys’ Vineyard Syrah

92pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2005 VINTAGE

“This brilliant Pinot Noir is among the finest produced in California.”
– Robert Parker

2005 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

93pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
95pts Pinot Report
91pts Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine

2005 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

92pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2005 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

93pts Wine Spectator
94pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2005 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

90pts Wine Spectator
95pts Wine Advocate

2005 Santa Lucia Highlands Syrah

94pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2005 Rosella’s Vineyard Syrah

92pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2005 Garys’ Vineyard Syrah

94pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2004 VINTAGE

“Wow! I was blown away by these Pinot Noirs from Roar. They all reveal unbelievable complexity, richness, and the extraordinary potential that exists in the Santa Lucia Highlands for this varietal.”
– Robert Parker

2004 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

90pts Wine Spectator
95pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
90pts Wine & Spirits
94pts Pinot Report

2004 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

91pts Wine Spectator
90pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
92pts Pinot Report

2004 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

94pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
95pts Pinot Report

2004 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

96pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
94pts Pinot Report

2004 Santa Lucia Highlands Syrah

92pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2004 Rosella’s Vineyard Syrah

94pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker

2003 VINTAGE

2003 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

92pts Wine Spectator
92pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
92pts Wine Enthusiast
95pts Pinot Report
92pts Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine

2003 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

90pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
94pts Pinot Report

2003 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

90pts Wine Enthusiast
95pts Pinot Report
91pts California Grapevine

2003 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

91pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
94pts Pinot Report
91pts Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine
91pts California Grapevine

2003 Rosella’s Vineyard Syrah

91/90pts Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
92pts Wine & Spirits

2002 VINTAGE

2002 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

91pts Wine Spectator
93pts Pinot Report

2002 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

90pts Wine Spectator
94pts Pinot Report
91pts Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine

2002 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

94pts Pinot Report

2001 VINTAGE

2001 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

92pts Wine Spectator
93pts Wine Enthusiast
90pts Pinot Report

2001 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

92pts Wine Spectator
90 pts Wine Enthusiast
91pts Pinot Report

2001 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

93pts Pinot Report